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The Gandy House B&B, Humboldt, NE is located just off highway 105, which goes through Humboldt, between highways 4 and 8. It is 75 miles south of Lincoln, Ne; 90 miles south of Omaha, Ne; and 120 miles north of Kansas City, MO. It is one block north of Humboldt's Historic Commercial district and City Square.
There are three upstairs bedrooms: Blue Room with a queen size bed; Gold room with (2 beds)a queen size bed & double size bed; and Green room with queen size bed. The upstairs shared full bathroom features an antique 6 1/2 foot bathtub and separate shower. It is also complete with a hair dryer and iron. There is also a full bathroom with shower downstairs. Each bedroom contains a ceiling fan and room-controlled air conditioner and also features extra pillows and blankets, chair, reading lamp, flashlight and alarm clock.
In the downstairs area, you can relax in the large sun room, sit in the glider on the front porch, watch television or a movie on the DVD/VCR player by the working wood fireplace in the living room or listen to music on the CD player or read a book in the parlor. The dining room contains two tables that can seat up to six per table. There are extra tables and folding chairs available for use.
Added amenity: Internet/WiFi
The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, silverware, cooking utensils and pots and pans. It contains a Bunn coffee pot with various types of coffee, tea and a water fountain for cold/hot water. Also available is a refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven and dishwasher for use by guests.
Free laundry with soap and dryer cloths for guests convenience.
You can rent a single room for $60 + taxes, $5 for each additional person or rent the whole house for $175+ taxes.
We accept Mastercard, Visa and Discover credit cards. Payment arrangements made at reservation. Arrival/departure times negotiable.
Reservations made in advance require a deposit of half the dollar amount at confirmation. Deposits on reservations made months in advance for special events and/or holidays are non-refundable.
Daily rentals are also available for any type of event, family reunions, anniversaries, book clubs, card parties and meetings.
Quilt retreats are welcome, we can sleep up to 8 with beds and 12 with the extra air mattresses.
Hunters are welcome. Hunting dogs could stay in the garage off of the laundry room.
Local attractions include: Humboldt Historic Commercial City Square and Park featuring the Historic Marker, Mural, Historic Bandstand, Lion's Club Water Fountain, War Memorials and children's playground.
The Humboldt City Lake Park features two fishing lakes, walking bridge, playground, swimming pool, tennis court and picnic shelters with electricity.
4 miles West of Humboldt is Kirkman's Lakeview 9-hole Public Golf course and Kirkman's Cove 160 acre lake for fishing, boating, swimming, camping and picniking.
Area attractions include:
Pawnee City: Winery,which also has "Mystery shows", museums,& quilt shop;Brownville: Concert Hall, Theatre, many Historic buildings and Belle of Brownville; Indian Cave State Park; Nebraska City: Arbor Lodge and Lewis and Clark Museum
While staying with us, you can visit many area quilt shops, antique shops,and Historical museums.
See the links in our website for many of these local and area attractions. We would be very happy to help you find any type of attraction you may wish to visit while staying with us.
History of The Gandy House, Humboldt, NE: "The Gandy House" began as a wooden store front around Humboldt square and in 1889 was moved to it's current site. Dr George and Clementine (Rousek) Gandy built on to the house after they married in 1910. Dr Gandy was born in Humboldt in 1880 and graduated from Humboldt Public Schools. After leaving to obtain his medical degree, he returned to Humboldt in 1904 and set up his medical practice in the Park Hotel on the Square. His father, Dr James L Gandy, was the first physician to locate in Humboldt in 1869. His mother, Mary E (Otto)Gandy ran a drug store.
The native rock that surrounds the property and featured on the front porch, sun room and upper deck, were gathered from farm fields surrounding Humboldt. It was told that Dr Gandy paid local persons fifty cents a day to gather these rocks and bring them to his property. The working wood fireplace in the living room also features the native rock.
Part of the original house was one of the first wooden buildings around the City square. It was relocated to its present location when brick buildings were built.
The original antique lighting fixtures and dark woodwork are featured throughout the house.
The Stalder Family purchased the home from the Estate of Clementine Gandy in 1972. Duaine and Sandy (Schacht) Stalder, innkeepers, purchased the home from the Estate of Harry Stalder in 2008 to become the "Stalder's B & B - "The Gandy House" with their motto being "It's like staying at Grandpa and Grandma's house"
Reservations made in advance require a deposit of one half the dollar amount at confirmation.
Deposits on Reservation made months in advance for special events and/or holidays are non refundable.
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- Historic Sites
- Horseback Riding
- National/State Parks
- Outlet Malls
- Unique Shopping
- Continental Plus Breakfast
- Early Morning Coffee/Tea
- Small Town
- Common Fireplace
- Common TV Area
- Comp. Beverages & Snacks
- Internet Access
- Meeting Rooms
- Outdoor Guest Areas
- Cash Accepted
- Checks Accepted
- Children 12+ Permitted
- Children 16+ Permitted
- Children 8+ Permitted
- Children Welcome
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Pets Limited/Inquire
- Smoking Not Permitted
- Smoking Outside Only
Minimum Stay Required
- Peak Season Weekends
- Special Events
- CD Player
- Ceiling Fan
- Crib Available
- DVD or VCR
- Extra Bed Available
- Fireplace/Wood Burning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron/Ironing Board Available
- Luxury Linens
- Movie Library
- Private Deck
- Queen Bed
- Wi-Fi Access
Well Suited For
- Business Travel
- Family Travel
- Group Events
- Quilters Retreats
- Romantic Escape
- Scrapbooking Retreats
- Single Traveler
- Vacation Getaway